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2 Filipinos Among Killed in Tripoli Hotel Attack

Two Filipino nationals were among those killed when armed militants attacked a hotel in Libya's capital Tripoli. Reports say some of the gunmen have blown themselves up as they attacked the opulent Corinthia Hotel, a popular destination…

2 Filipino Crew Hurt in Libyan Port Air Strike

Two people were killed and Filipino crew members were wounded in an airstrike on a Greek-owned tanker in Libyan port of Derna, Libya Herald reported on Monday. ARAEVO, a Liberian-flagged vessel carrying 12,000 tons of oil was attacked…

Filipino Construction Worker Beheaded in Libya

A Filipino construction worker who was earlier abducted by members of a militia group in Libya on July 15 was later found decapitated, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The male victim was reportedly kidnapped in Benghazi for…

Filipinos in West Africa Warned Vs Ebola Virus

Filipinos in West Africa were reminded to take precautions against the Ebola virus. Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) chief Hans Leo Cacdac said Filipinos in the region should avoid close contact with persons and animals…